Prediction of side-effects of anti-cancer drugs

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Published: 22 Dec 2015
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Dr Gerard Milano - Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice, France

Dr Milano discusses his talk at the 3rd EurocanPlatform Translational Research Course on the prediction of toxicity in cancer management, using pharmacogenetics.

He outlines the possible impacts, including the in the risks of fluoropyrimidines, which are used in colorectal, breast as well as head and neck cancer. He also looks at the next steps in this research, what challenges they face and what the ultimate benefit will be.